Walking in Black Beard’s Footsteps

Walking in the footsteps of Black Beard on Ocracoke island was an adventure that we will never forget. Join us and learn about why this infamous pirate loved this part of the Outer Banks of North Carolina and why he was killed just after being pardoned by the British. Intro: 0:00 Ocracoke British cemetery: 0:11Continue reading “Walking in Black Beard’s Footsteps”

Graveyard of the Atlantic History

The Graveyard of the Atlantic is the perfect name for the Outer Banks of North Carolina…and we’ll tell you why. We learn about the history of one of the oldest light houses in America, walk in Black Beard’s footsteps, and learn about an Ironclad battleship that sank not far from where we were! Intro: 0:00Continue reading “Graveyard of the Atlantic History”

Titanic memorial history, controversy, and location

The Titanic memorial is in Washington, DC and I got a quick chance to visit it and pay my respects to those honored for their sacrifice made when the Titanic sank on April Intro: 0:00 What Happened: 1:06 Titanic Memorial Location: 3:13 The “Secret” Society: 4:45 Where does “Women and Children first” come from?: 5:31Continue reading “Titanic memorial history, controversy, and location”

History behind famous graves at Hollywood Cemetery

Hollywood Cemetery is more than the spot of 3 US Presidents…a Titanic survivor, Confederate Generals, and the “Richmond Vampire” are just a few of the famous residents that you can visit there. Intro: 0:00 Dr. Hunter McGuire: 0:52 Florence Bernadin Rees: 4:30 Ellen Glasgow: 5:32 The “Richmon Vampire” WW Poole: 6:57 Sallie Partington: 8:15 GeneralContinue reading “History behind famous graves at Hollywood Cemetery”

President Graves at Hollywood Cemetery – Richmond, VA

Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia was a great place to test out the HearHere app but also jam packed with history! We saw two presidents and a president of the confederacy. It was so fun to be able to visit this historic spot! Intro: 0:00 Hollywood Cemetery: 0:14 President James Monroe Grave: 1:43 President JohnContinue reading “President Graves at Hollywood Cemetery – Richmond, VA”

Army Navy Store History

Through a twist of fate we discovered the oldest Army Navy Surplus Store in Norfolk, Virginia! M and G Surplus has been around since 1946, starting up right after World War II ended. It was so neat to talk to the owners about the history behind the store as well as hear from them onContinue reading “Army Navy Store History”

The first battle of the Ironclads

We visit Fort Norfolk, the location of the Battle of the Monitor and the Merrimack (aka CSS Virginia). This 200+ year old fort is linked directly to George Washington and has been used heavily over the past 200 years! It is an amazing treasure of American History. Intro: 0:00 Inside Fort Norfolk: 0:15 Battle ofContinue reading “The first battle of the Ironclads”

Staying at a colonial home in Williamsburg, VA

Staying at the Lewis House in Colonial Williamsburg was a dream! Did you know that it was previously owned by Martha Washington’s grandfather? (yes…that Martha Washington) Join us as we show you inside a historic home (with some modern touches) and give you some tips on staying at Colonial Williamsburg! Intro: 0:00Staying at a ColonialContinue reading “Staying at a colonial home in Williamsburg, VA”